Executive and Research Coordinator

Ibis Reproductive Health

Job Description

Ibis Reproductive Health is a global nonprofit driving change through bold, rigorous research and principled partnerships that advance sexual and reproductive autonomy, choices, and health worldwide. We believe that research can catalyze change when the entire research process is viewed as an opportunity to shift power, is undertaken in partnership with the communities most affected, and includes a focus on how data can be most effectively used to make change. We focus on increasing access to quality abortion care, transforming access to abortion and contraception through technology and service innovations, and expanding comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services. Ibis works with partners in more than 30 countries on six continents. Our staff is located in Cambridge, MA and Oakland CA, USA; and Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information, visit: www.ibisreproductivehealth.org.

We seek an individual with a commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice; and a keen interest in nonprofit management, to provide administrative assistance to the Ibis President as well as research support to multiple study teams. In their administrative role, the Executive and Research Coordinator will manage the President’s calendar and travel, work closely with the President and senior staff to support the Ibis Board of Directors and Board committees, and help plan and execute Ibis Board meetings and staff meetings/retreats. Additionally, the Executive and Research Coordinator will work with and provide support to multiple study teams on new and ongoing global research projects. Research tasks will include but are not limited to study team coordination; literature reviews and desk research; data collection, entry and management; manuscript development; meeting and presentation preparation; and overall project support, including data analysis. Applicants should be adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously, committed to high quality work, able to exercise discretion with sensitive information, and skilled at communicating with tact and diplomacy.

  • Demonstrated commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice and/or intersecting movements (racial justice, economic justice, immigrant justice, environmental justice)
  • Interest in nonprofit management/effectiveness
  • Exposure to, training in, or experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines 
  •  Flexible, responsive, and able to manage multiple responsibilities on a range of projects
We particularly welcome those who have: 
  • Proficiency in Spanish or French (able to read, write, and speak Spanish or French; comfortable working in Spanish or French) 
  • Experience supporting a senior manager or executive in a professional capacity
  • Experience using quantitative software (R or Stata) and/or qualitative software (e.g., ATLAS.ti, Dedoose, NVivo, MAXQDA)
  • Interest and/or experience in quantitative analysis
  • An approach to work that centers curiosity and collaboration
Salary: The starting salary range for this position is $49,684 to $53,500 depending on experience. Market adjustments to conform to the new Ibis salary structure will occur in accordance with and on the same schedule as other staff in this band—this role will be hired as a Salary band 1, level 2 position.
Start date and location: Position starts as soon as it is filled. This position will be based in our Cambridge, MA office. Due to COVID-19, all staff have the option to work remotely or in offices until January 2022. Ibis is in the process of developing a policy for return to in-office work.
Benefits: Medical insurance, with most of the premium paid by Ibis; dental, disability, and life insurances; paid sick leave; a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer contributions after the first year; paid holidays; four weeks of vacation per year; transit benefits; and professional development opportunities.
Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should apply by September 7, 2021. No phone calls, please
Ibis is an equal opportunity employer. Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, women, people who identify as transgender, non-binary, or gender expansive, young people, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, first-generation college graduates, those from communities with the most to gain from expanded access to sexual and reproductive health services and information, and people from other underrepresented communities.